Phlebitis happens when a vein close to the surface of the skin becomes swollen and inflamed. Untreated, it can lead to a blood clot or a deep vein thrombosis.
Vein disease is one of the most common health problems in the United States. Learn about the latest treatments in this podcast with Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen.
If the veins in your legs are causing you a problem, there are minimally invasive treatments available that can bring relief and sometimes prevent further problems.